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December 31, 2014
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MS in Hand Dec 1st, 2014: 83. Received 46; Published 6; Rejected 35. In Hand End of Dec 88;
Manuscripts in Hand Jan 1st, 2014: 80; Received 526; Published 110; Rejected 408.

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Arkivoc 2014 Part (vi): General Papers
The Cu(OTf)2 catalysed microwave assisted synthesis of a new scaffold, 7-aryl-7,8-dihydropyrido[4,3-c]pyridazin-5(6H)-one (14-8934IP) [pp. 139-155]
Koen Muylaert, Sven Mangelinckx, Martyna Jatczak, Laurens M. De Coen, Kristof Van Hecke and Christian V. Stevens
Full Text: PDF (427K)
Synthesis and cycloaddition reactions of 4,4-dimethyl-2,6-dioxocyclohexane-thiocarboxamides with nitrilimines (14-8855IP) [pp. 156-169]
Hamdi M. Hassaneen, Ahmad S. Shawali, Tayseer A. Abdallah and Fatma M. Saleh
Full Text: PDF (160K)
Efficient diastereoselective synthesis of (1R,2R)-1-alkyl-1-phenyl-2-methylaminopropanes and study of stereochemical aspects (14-8819YP) [pp. 170-185]
Tangirala Prakasam, Saravanan Rangan, Arul Antony, Abhirami Kandhaswamy and Hitesh Kumar Borkatte
Full Text: PDF (204K)
Supplementary Material: PDF (816K)
Formation constants in C–H hydrogen bonding. 4. Effects of cyano, nitro, and trifluoromethyl substituents in aromatic compounds (14-8827QP) [pp. 186-205]
John P. Lorand
Full Text: PDF (1,319K)
Enantioselective synthesis of the ester side chain of homoharringtonine (14-8952UP) [pp. 206-212]
Vu T. Hue, Nguyen T H. Nhung and Mac D. Hung
Full Text: PDF (75K)
Supplementary Material: PDF (477K)
Arkivoc 2015 Part (ii): A Commemorative Issue in Honor of Prof. Jürgen Martens
Biphenyl and bimesityl tetrasulfonic acid - new linker molecules for coordination polymers (JM-8911ZP) [pp. 64-75]
Florian Behler, Mathias S. Wickleder and Jens Christoffers
Full Text: PDF (148K)
Supplementary Material: PDF (215K)
Individual Issues of Arkivoc
No issues were completed during December 2014.
The following issues were closed during December 2014:

2015 Part (ii): Commemorative Issue in Honor of Prof. Jürgen Martens on the occasion of his outstanding contribution to organic synthetic chemistry
(Facilitator: Harald Gröger; Scientific Editor: Thomas Kurz)

2015 Part (iii): Commemorative Issue in Honor of Prof. Michael Orfanopoulos on the occasion of his outstanding contribution to organic synthetic chemistry
(Facilitator: Manolis Stratakis; Scientific Editor: Panayiotis A. Koutentis)

2015 Part (iv): Special Issue 'In recognition of the scientific achievements of Prof. Manfred Schlosser '
No new issues were initiated during December 2014.
The 16th Annual Florida Heterocyclic and Synthetic Conference

Eleven plenary lectures, one short course, 52 invited lectures, 50 posters, and a small exposition are planned. A feature of FloHet-2015 will be a series of plenary, invited lectures and a short course on fluorination and flow technology with new examples from the fine chemicals industry. For further information, to submit poster abstracts, and to register: http://www.arkat-usa.org/conferences-flohet-others/

Plenary lectures
Albert Padwa, Emory University, US Katritzky Memorial Lecture
A 50 Year Infatuation/Obsession with 1,3-Dipoles
Huw Davies, Emory University, US
N-Sulfonyltriazoles as Useful Precursors to Donor/Acceptor Carbenes
Veronique Gouverneur, Oxford University, UK
Fluorine Chemistry: from Basic to Clinic
Timothy Jamison, MIT, US
Continuous Flow Multistep Synthesis
Peter Maienfisch, Syngenta, Switzerland
Design and Synthesis of Novel Heterocyclic Compounds with Insecticidal Activity
Christel Menet, Galapagos, Belgium
Triazolopyridines as Selective JAK1 Inhibitors: from Hit Identification to GLPG0634
Tobias Ritter, Harvard University, US
Late-Stage Fluorination for PET Imaging
Paul Scola, BMS, US
Discovery of Asunaprevir (BMS-650032): An Approved NS3 Protease Inhibitor for the Treatment of HCV
Jay Siegel, Tianjin University, PRC
Aromatic Heterocyclic Compounds and Their Metal Complexes
Oliver Thiel, Amgen, US
Chemical Adventures with Small and Large Molecules
Yoshinori Yamamoto, Tohoku University, Japan
p-Conjugated Polycycles and Heterocycles through C-H and X-H Activation across Alkynes

Short Course
Graham Sandford, U. of Durham, UK
Selective Direct Fluorination Strategies: Batch and Flow

The use of organofluorine chemistry, fluorine gas in synthesis (including early failures), techniques for laboratory and manufacturing synthesis (batch and flow) and the current state of the art will be covered.

Invited Lecturers
David Ager - You want a Hydroxy Group Where?
Stellios Arseniyadis - A Useful Synthetic Tool toward Diversely Substituted Heterocycles: Application to Natural Product Synthesis
Natarajan Arumugam - Straightforward Synthesis of Novel Pyrrolo[3,4-b]quinolones via Intramolecular Povarov Reaction
Steven Ballet - Azepinone-constrained Amino Acids in Peptide and Peptidomimetic Design
Uwe Beifuss - 2,3-Dihalo-1-propenes and Related Substrates for the Copper-catalyzed Synthesis of Heterocycles
Uli Bernier - Discovery of Chemicals that Mediate Mosquito Host-Seeking Behavior
Manfred Braun - Selective Potassium Channel Openers with Benzothiadiazine-, Benzothiazole-, and Isothiochromanone- skeletons
Juan R. Del Valle - Synthesis of Beta-strand Orthotics for Peptide Conformational Scanning
Adrian Dobbs - Heterocycles and Rare, Neglected Diseases
Tom Driver - The Development of New Transition-Metal Catalyzed Reactions to Access N-Heterocyles
Laurent El Kaim - Isocyanide based Muticomponent Approaches towards Heterocycles
Craig Francis - Synthesis and Reactivity of the New Pyrazolo[1,5-b] [1,2,4,6]Thiatriazine Ring System
Pedro Gois - B-N Dative Bond: A Useful Tool to Modify Proteins and to Assemble Tumor Targeting Conjugates
Michael Gonzalez - Strategies for Increasing the Sustainability of Organic Chemical Synthesis: A Multi-Component Flow Approach
Uros Groselj - Synthesis and Structures of Reactive Intermediates of Organocatalysis with Diarylprolinol Ethers and Imidazolidinones
Phil Harris - Discovery of the Anti-Cancer Drug Votrient
Malcolm Huestis - Iridium(III)-Catalyzed Benzylic Amine-Directed C-H Sulfonamidation of Arenes with Sulfonyl Azides
Zlatko Janeba - Is 'Planamerism' a Novel Stereochemical Phenomenon?
Oleksandr Kanishchev - Synthesis of SF5-Substituted Heterocycles
Marijan Kocevar - The Potential of 2H-Pyran-2-one Derivatives in Organic Synthesis
Kenneth Laali - New Synthetic Applications for Selectfluor as Reagent for Selective Fluorofunctionalization in Ionic Liquids and as Mediator for Oxidative Halogenation
M. Lakshman - Benzotriazoles via Diboron-Mediated N–OH Deoxygenation of 1-Hydroxybenzotriazoles and Pd-Mediated Cross Coupling
Sven Mangelinckx - The Use of Functionalized N-Sulfinyl Imines for the Asymmetric Synthesis of Heterocyclic β-Amino Acid Derivatives
Vakhid A. Mamedov - Ring Transformation Reactions of Quinoxalinones with "Outside" Group Participation
Viktor Milata - Activated Enolethers in the Synthesis of Heterocycles
AnaMinatti - Development of Aminoheterocyclic Xanthenes as Potent and CNS-Penetrant BACE Inhibitors for the Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease
JC. Monbaliu - Enabling Technologies and Methods for the Synthesis of Bioorganic Molecules
Thomas J.J. Muller - Dithienothiazines as Novel Heterocyclic Donors – Phenothiazine Congeners Enriched in Electron Density
Till Opatz - Aminocarbanions, Radicals and Other Tools for Making N-Heterocycles
Turan Ozturk - Thienothiophene (TT) and Dithienothiophene (DTT) Heterocycles
Xavier Pannecoucke - Fluoroolefins : from Peptidomimetics to Heterocycles
Norton Peet - Synthesis of Oxazolidinone Antibiotics
Zhonghua Pei - Structure-based Design and Biological Profiling of Potent and Selective Tetrahydroindazole ITK Inhibitors
Victor Pike - Synthesis and Reactivity of the New Pyrazolo[1,5-b]thiatriazine Ring System
Reuben D. Rieke - New Synthetic Methods Using Highly Reactive Metals
Floris Rutjes - Organocatalytic Approaches to Biologically Relevant Heterocycles
Jack Ryan - Dipolar Cycloaddition Reactions of a Non-stabilised Azomethine Ylide with Phthalic Anhydrides and Other Unusual Dipolarophiles
Benjamin Sherry - Development of an Efficient Synthetic Route for HIV NNRTI Doravirine
Kourosch Abbaspour Tehrani - Lewis Acid Mediated Alkynylations of Chlorinated N-Alkyl Imines and their Application for the Synthesis of Azaheterocycles
Johan Van der Eycken - A Modular Approach to Chiral Imidates: a New Class of Nitrogen-based Chiral Ligands as Tools for Medicinal Chemistry
Erik V. Van der Eycken - Cationic Gold-Catalyzed Heteroannulations
Daniel Vegh - Synthesis of Highly Fluorinated 3,4-Substituted-1-benzo[b]Thiophene and Benzo[1,2-b;4,5-b']dithiophene Derivatives as Potentially Biologically Active Compounds and Novel Opto-electronic Materials
Stephane Vincent - Synthesis of Fluorinated exo-Glycals and Furans Designed to Inhibit Bacterial Enzymes
Mary Watson - Enantioselective, Copper-Catalyzed Alkynylation of Oxocarbenium and Iminium Ions
Craig M. Williams - Natural Products from the Australian Rainforest
Chris Willis - Challenges in Natural Product Synthesis
Larry Yet - Tailoring Heterocyclic Chemistry Research for Undergraduate Students


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New Members
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Dr. Manoj Kumar
United States

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